10 Minutes. That’s it!

We advocate to our clients and social media community the importance of incorporating daily activity. Sometimes, it is hard to set aside 45-60 minutes every day to get in some form of exercise.

We understand. Your weekly schedule is tight and the demand for your time is high. With that being said, we want to share with you the best thing since slice bread…

Insert 10 minute cardio workouts.

In just 10 minutes, you can burn a minimum of 100 calories. Whether watching tv, cooking in the kitchen, doing homework with the kids, or even a 15 minute break at work, here is a quick routine you can incorporate to help you maximize your time and effort.

10-Minute Cardio Workout: 

:60 – Brisk walk or march in place
:60 – Light jog in place or outside, moving the arms up and down
:60 – Jumping jacks
:30 – Long jumps – jump forward, landing with both feet, turn around and jump back
:30- Jog in place
:30 – Plank
:30 – Jog in place
:30 – Burpees
:30 – Mountain climbers
:30 – Jog in place
:30 – Burpees
:30 – Job in place
:30 – Plank
:60: Squat jumps
:60 – Slow march in place to cool down

Give it a try! If some of the exercises listed above are not “fun” for you,  switch them out with any of the other cardio activities listed below. The idea is to create a short circuit that you enjoy doing. If you like it, you’ll stick to it.

Running
Jump rope
Step ups
Planks
Donkey kicks
Pushups
Crunches
Leg lifts

As always, thank you for time, love & support. We hope what we have shared has helped you. Be sure to share this info with family & friends.

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Eric and Maleka Beal are health coaches and co-founders of BetterChoices, a health & wellness company and social community focused on educating, advocating, and promoting better health and wellness through lifestyle, nutrition, and fitness education.